Study Opens Doors for Forest Markets in Arizona

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Completion of an analysis of Yavapai County’s wood resource brings the Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition (URVRPC) and its partners one step closer to meeting their shared goal to support reinvigoration of a forest products’ industry in the region.

Jeff Whitney, Arizona State Forester and Director of the Department of Forestry and Fire Management (DFFM), reiterated his support for the UVRWPC and its activities.

“Great things are happening in Yavapai County,” he said. “You have mayors, county supervisors, state elected officials and the coalition all supporting this effort. My department remains committed to forest health, forest product industry development, watershed health, and as a coalition partner.”

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